Chapter 2. Photovoltaic Systems Connected to the Grid

  1. Jean-Claude Sabonnadière
  1. Seddik Bacha and
  2. Daniel Chatroux

Published Online: 5 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612002.ch2

Renewable Energies

Renewable Energies

How to Cite

Bacha, S. and Chatroux, D. (2009) Photovoltaic Systems Connected to the Grid, in Renewable Energies (ed J.-C. Sabonnadière), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470612002.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848211353

Online ISBN: 9780470612002



  • power generation systems;
  • renewable energy;
  • photovoltaic cell;
  • conversion outputs;
  • technological progress


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Problems of photovoltaic power generation connected to the grid

  • General remarks on connection

  • Physical architectures

  • Constraints related to supplying energy to the utility grid

  • Algorithmic architectures

  • Conclusion

  • Bibliography